The Colonnades at The Signet Library, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

I really enjoy having afternoon tea and most of my experiences have been spent with my Mum, who also loves the experience. We were both excited to h...

Hipsters, Rejoice! There Soon Could Be A Pub That Only Serves Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We narrow-minded folk who thought a 'pub for tea' was in fact a cafe, are about to be proved wrong as crowdfunding for such an establishment starts to...

Everything Every Tea Lover Needs To Know About Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a fellow tea fan, you probably consume several cuppas each day without knowing much about what you're drinking. But the above video by St...

A Writer Called Tea A National Disgrace And The Internet Isn't Happy About It

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An article in the Guardian titled 'Tea is a National Disgrace,' has caused uproar and sparked a stream of semi-serious vitriol from angry tea-drinkers...

The Top 9 Mistakes People Make When Making A Cup Of Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Now here's a turn-up for the books. Not only is it St Patrick's Day - but it's also the day that it's been revealed that most Britons don't know how t...

This Is Where You're Going Wrong With Your Tea-Making

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We Brits may be known for our love of tea, but according to a new study, the majority of us don't know how to make a decent cuppa. A new study comm...

Anyone for Tea?

Colin McQuistan | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Colin McQuistan

As many readers of my Blog probably know I am a massive tearoom fan and so is fellow food luvver, Rachel Wheeler who suggested we do a quick run down of some our favourite tearooms/cafes from around the UK. These are in no particular order and we insist you totally stuff your face with cake while reading them.

How To Make The Perfect Cup Of Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Northerners drink more tea than people in the South, although a Welsh town has been named the tea-drinking capital of the UK. A study by Tetley fou...

There's A Cuddle Café Coming To London And It's Exactly What It Sounds Like

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Brace yourselves for this. Thanks to lovely people at McVitie's, you can now pay for tea and biscuits... with hugs. The biscuit brand are opening a...

Why You Don't Need To Feel So Guilty About Your Coffee Habit

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Put the kettle on, because tea and coffee could be good for your health. In a new study of nearly 9000 people, scientists discovered drinking three...

Tetley Will Insure Master Tea Blender's Tastebuds... For £1 Million

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A master tea blender is going to have his taste buds insured by Tetley - for £1 million. Sebastian Michaelis, one of a small group of tasters empl...

Tea: A Very British Beverage

Amy Licence | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Amy Licence

This is a lovely little full teacup of a book; light and refreshing yet full of body, a fresh new blend of narrative and anecdote. Paul Chrystal's new book "Tea: A Very British Beverage" offers a satisfying look at the history and cultural impact of tea, ranging from the legends of its discovery...

Improving the Lives of Thousands of Children Living in Assam

Sarah Roberts | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK
Sarah Roberts

I'm really pleased to announce a ground-breaking new partnership between Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) and UNICEF that will improve the lives of thousands of children and young people living in tea communities in Assam, and reduce their vulnerability to exploitation and trafficking.

Tea Time Is Bubbling Up in London

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

First thing I have to say, is that the interior and branding is really wonderfully executed, with a very cool vibe, and going a different direction than many of the bubble tea stores. The light grey walls are accented by lovely shades of green, blue, pink and yellow.

This Week I Ate... An Irish Cricket Tea

William Sitwell | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

For as anyone who plays cricket knows, it's the only sport whose action is cut by meals. If you start in the morning, you break for lunch. Then at around 4pm you stop for tea. There is no difference between professionals or amateurs. Rain may stop play, tea and lunch definitely do.

Thermos Be Joking!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK

Tennis fans have been warned not to bring Thermos flasks to Wimbledon "for security reasons". The flask ban means people will have to pay out £2.1...

We're Raising Living Standards for the People Who Grow Your Tea

Sarah Roberts | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK
Sarah Roberts

Tea is enjoyed the world over - it's the most popular drink after water - but as we sip our cuppa how many of us pause to think about the life of those who produce it?

The Humble Cuppa Has Had a Makeover

Madison Taylor | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Madison Taylor

It's no surprise when I say, that those of us Britons love a cup of tea. We are renowned for it, and often get mocked in a fake (and usually poor) cockney accent 'Do-ya-wanna-nother-brew-mayte'. However, the typical 'brew' has changed and the once loved builders cuppa, milk and two sugars please, has transformed.

Tea and Empathy - A Simple and Effective Way to Alleviate the Loneliness of More Than a Million Older People

Trevor Lyttleton | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trevor Lyttleton

The Health Secretary has declared a national emergency and we offer a tried and tested solution with your help, as volunteers - monthly drivers and annual hosts or as sponsors of our Golden Jubilee Appeal - so we can extend our hand of friendship to many more of the neglected million older people.

Tony Benn's Incredible Tea-Drinking Statistic

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK

Tony Benn was so renowned for his love of tea, that he once spent a train journey calculating just how much he had drunk over his life. Armed with...

Brewing a Tasty, Sustainable Future for Tea

Sally Uren | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Sally Uren

After water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. Global consumption of tea jumped 60% between 1993 and 2010 and we now drink more than 3 billion cups a day. As consumers around the world get a taste for different types of tea, consumption is set to continue to rise, particularly in Asian markets.

How To Make The Perfect Cup Of Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Things could get heated. According to a recent survey, the perfect cup of tea needs to be poured straight from a teapot, made from loose tea and s...

Chocolate, Tea And Wine Could Guard Against Diabetes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Three million people in the UK have now been diagnosed with diabetes, according to charity Diabetes UK, which is why countless of research is constant...

Green Tea May Inhibit Commonly Prescribed Blood Pressure Pill

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Green tea is often the refuge of heart disease patients, who are told it is a much healthier source of caffeine than tea and coffee. However, Japan...

David Cameron Drinking Tea In 22 Pictures

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Today is the 175th anniversary of Indian tea first arriving in the UK. Who would have thought that 175 years later it would be such an important prop ...